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Set in a one story retired brick post office, The Black Birch has an unassuming exterior. The interior is modern minimalist balanced by reclaimed wood and hand blown glass lighting. Outdoors is a hidden gem of a beer garden.
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
All reviews deviled eggs duck marinated olives tapas fish and chips rillete falafel gnocchi salad burger small plates old post office record player line out the door wait minutes for a table after hearing rave reviews casual neighborhood
Been hitting the Birch for years - if you don't roll in shortly after they open then you're likely going to be waiting for a bit (20 to 60 minutes). And it's worth every second. The food here is on point, and the specials are...More
We were in the area visiting our favorite butchers and after we decided to stop in for a bite. It was perfect timing. We were hungry, they had food,...great food as a matter of fact.
It was right in the switch over from lunch tapas...More
The food was well paired, delicious, perfectly cooked. Drinks were delicious, I rarely have a third but couldn’t resist. The servers attentive, happy & play fun music on vinyl. The ambiance is warm & inviting. Eat here often.
Read good reviews about this restaurant and it didn’t disappoint. I had the deviled eggs as an appetizer, they were delicious. For a main course I had the Pork Chop with Brussels which was cooked perfectly and topped with a cranberry chutney. Everyone at our...More
My wife and I were staying in York and she wanted to try something different. I thought for sure we would have ended up in Ogunquit or Portsmouth and was surprised to hear she found a spot in Kittery. The downtown was lit up. Easy...More
The Black Birch doesn't look like much from the outside (it's in an old Post Office), and at first glance, the menu choices don't always jump out you, but when you get beyond the superficial, the small plates (think: tapas) are always excellent, innovative, and...More
Great fusion of cuisines - tantalize your taste buds and help you savor all the herbs and spices. Friendly staff - great drinks.
The space is tight - and can be very loud because it fills up so fast so it can be very noisy.
I updated my review and rating of the Black Birch from five years ago -- having lived in the Portsmouth area for six years now, I've acclimated to the high price of eating out. This time, I had a few specialty cocktails, a few appetizers...More